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2 Oct 2017
“A Beautiful Church”
18 Oct 2016
“12th Century Amazing Catholic old Monastery Church”
Calle San Benito 3., 47003 Valladolid, Spain
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

This Gothic church is one of the oldest churches in the city and has an impressive facade. The facade looks like a fortress and has much art in the church. The church was built of limestone from nearby quarries. The church is open at 8:00...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

The history inside those walls is amazing, magnificent entry portal - this chirch has indergone many vhanges in its history and a final restoration in this century - it was completely ransacked and most of the original art is now in the Valladolid sculpture museum...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

This church is decidedly an oddity. First, the top of its campanile has been missing for over 100 years - demolished in the 19th century for health and safety reasons. Makes it look very squat from the outside. Internally, it is quite dark - none...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is a very different experience from the other churches we visited in Spain. It doesn't look at all like a church from the outside or the inside. After we left, we were told about the church that i remember wishing I knew about prior...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 13 September 2015

This church is best interpreted with some advance study. Pay a visit as well to the National Museum of Sculpture because many of the pieces from this church are now housed there.

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed 17 November 2014

This building is unique in design. It took us awhile to work out that it was a church as it doesn't have the usual markings outside. Inside it really feels like you have entered a vault. It is really dark and the ground is slightly...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Reviewed 13 May 2012

The Church of San Benito was started in 1499 with the late Gothic style and was finished in the late 16th century. The façade looks like a gate in a tower. It was designed by Rodrigo Gil de Hontañon in 1569. The tower was higher,...More

Date of experience: August 2011
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